Iraq lawmakers back report blaming senior officials for fall of Mosul to Islamic State group

August 17, 2015 11:29 AM

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BAGHDAD – Iraq's parliament has approved a report implicating senior officials over the fall of Mosul to the Islamic State group last year.

Speaker Salim al-Jabouri told reporters Monday the report, prepared by parliament's security and defense committee, will be sent to Iraq's prosecutor general. Al-Jabouri added that "no one is above the law" and that those responsible will be punished.

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